ODD: Women Who You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

In our world of instant information it becomes quite challenging to wow readers and viewers with extraordinary information.  There are many amazing stories still left untold and 7 women you won’t believe actually exist is one of them.  Check out these incredible real stories about women that actually exist

  1. Julia Gunse

 

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Julia Gunse developed a skin condition called porphyria.  When medical treatment offered limited help Julia slowly covered her body and face with tattoos.  Today, over 95% of her body is covered in tattoos with a journey of five years to create at the cost of over $80,000.00.  Today she is listed in the Guinness World Records as most tattooed female in the world.

2. Mandy Sellars

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Mandy Sellars from birth battled with legs that would not stop growing.  Her condition is known as Proteus syndrome.  Doctors discovered a PIK3CA gene mutation in Mandy who is the only woman in the world to have it.  Her legs are three times larger than normal legs with each weighing about 50 pounds.   After a series of complications Mandy had her left leg amputated.  What is more amazing is that the limb grew back.

3. Jyoti Amge

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Jyoti Amge is fully grown at 2 feet tall.  An uncommon type of dwarfism called Achondroplasia Jyoti was born with.  One noticeable feature about Jyoti’s size is that she is perfectly proportioned.  All her limbs fit perfectly so she looks like a little person.  Of course Jyoti is in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s smallest woman.

4. Asha Mandela

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Dreadlocks is a hair style that has unlimited growth potential.  Just check out Asha Mandela, a fifty year old female with locks over nineteen feet long.  In 2008 she had the longest locks in the world.  As the Black Rapunzel Asha loves representing the beauty of dreadlocks.  An amazing feat for Asha came when she was diagnosed with cancer.  With all her chemotherapy treatments, Asha kept her hair from falling out.

5. Abigail and Brittany

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Abigail and Brittany are dicephalic parapagus twins.  They are conjoined and share the same body but have different heads.  Yes, this is amazing but what is also amazing is that even though they share the same body they do not share all the same organs.  They each have a stomach, heart, spine and spinal cord.  They must count on each other to function as one twin creates all function from the left and the other from the right side.  Another amazing fact is they are also individual when it comes to activities such as eating and writing.

6. Mikel Ruffinelli

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Mikel Ruffinelli has a beautiful smile but she is most looked upon because of her curvaceous hips.  Mikel has the widest hips in the world with hips about 8 feet wide with a 4 foot waist and standing 5 feet 4 inches tall.  Her condition is called Lipedema the production of excessive and rapidly growing fat tissue.  Mikel began battling with this disorder after the birth of her first child.

7. Aneta Florczyk

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Aneta Florczyk is the strongest woman alive.  The Polish native athlete broke the barrier in powerlifting over 595 pounds.  She has won several competitions placing her in the Guinness Book of Records.  Aneta even bent a frying pan in half.

8. Mayra Hills

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No list would be complete without this German Model whose life mission it is to have the biggest ever! As you can see she is definitely accomplishing that feet.

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